The City We Love at 941 Geary San Francisco

Juxtapoz // Monday, August 15, 2011
San Francisco welcomed a new group exhibition at 941 Geary this past weekend, a co-curated show by Justin Giarla and SF-graffiti artist and ambassador, APEX: The City We Love. The show featured works by APEX, Casey Gray, Chad Hasegawa, Chor Boogie, David Ball, NEON, and Teen Witch, amongst others.

The Evilest Place on Earth at SF's Big Umbrella Studios

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 12, 2011
What's evil? What's dangerous? Two questions that are subjective and steeped in adversarial denial and angst. Join BUS for an exercise in the dangerous and evil. In the vein of the COUM exhibitions, and in honor of people like Genesis Breye P Orridge, Grant Morrison, William Burroughs, Kenneth Anger, and Austin Osman Spare.

Juxtapoz @ Outside Lands 2011: Monica Canilao and Team Build-Out

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 11, 2011
We spent the entire day yesterday at Outside Lands, watching all the artists come in and prepare their installations for the weekend music festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. We had one reporter embedded all day with Monica Canilao and her team as they began transforming the woods into a full interactive installation.

2002

Graffiti // Sunday, August 07, 2011
  A nice Sunday to walk down by the water, luckily none of this pesky vandalism exists down there anymore and your eyes won’t be violated.

Gregory Ito "Point of Vision" at Gallery Hijinks

Juxtapoz // Friday, August 05, 2011
Gallery Hijinks is proud to present Point of Vision, a collection of painting, sculpture, and installation by Gregory Ito. In this new body of work Gregory continues his exploration of the concept of time, broadening his focus from lunar cycles to the cycle of a day, or rather everyday, from dawn to dusk and back again.

Paintings by Jake Longstreth

Juxtapoz // Thursday, August 04, 2011
Oakland-based painter Jake Longstreth creates vacant landscapes of suburban sprawl. Whether it is a painting of a track field, Subway sandwich shop, Toys 'R' Us, or an anonymous drive-through, Longstreth's paintings have an eerie sense of emptiness alluding to many current issues such as foreclosures and a dwindling economy that result in unutilized development.

It's What's for Dinner

Graffiti // Wednesday, August 03, 2011
Yet another example of how the Internet can disappoint.  Mike Giant has paid his dues and been in the game for more than a few seasons, that’s pointing out the obvious.  So I was taken off guard when Mike posted this video discussing a topic that does not deserved to be publicized and giving it more unneeded attention.  

“Lush Sells His Soul in SF” at FIFTY24SF Gallery (NSFW)

Juxtapoz // Tuesday, August 02, 2011
The controversial (and often polarizing) Melbourne, Australia-based LUSH continues his stay in California with a new solo exhibition at San Francisco's FIFTY24SF Gallery, opening this Friday, August 5. The show will feature a fully-installed peep show, in collaboration with San Francisco's iconic nude revue, the Lusty Lady. Some photos NSFW . . .

Photography by Jake Stangel

Juxtapoz // Friday, July 29, 2011
Jake Stangel is a San Francisco-based photographer. He likes Yo La Tengo, Paul Simon, carrots, snowboarding, Missy Elliot, and taking photos. He also runs the photo site too much chocolate.

Margaret Kilgallen Short Documentary by KQED

Juxtapoz // Thursday, July 28, 2011
Margaret Kilgallen is currently the subject of a retrospective, Summer/Selections, at Ratio 3 in San Francisco, and KQED, the San Francisco Bay Area's public television station, created this nice short documentary about Kilgallen, with an interview with book conservator and Kilgallen friend, Daniel Flanagan.

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